A Christmas Gift Guide For Stationery Lovers

It’s almost Christmas so I thought I would do a gift guide where I share some of the best stationery items to give as presents. I may have stretched the definition of ‘stationery’ for a few of these items. But I wanted to mention related items which could make good gifts for someone who likes stationery.  If you’re wanting to avoid online shopping this year I would highly recommend...
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The Ultimate Harry Potter Gift Guide

That time of year is coming up very soon where you have to buy lots of presents for people you may only vaguely know. Today I have a rundown of the best things to buy the Harry Potter fan in your life. New editions of the Potter books are great but the story doesn’t actually change. So here are a few things I’m sure any Potter fan would love. The Ultimate Harry Potter Gift Guide HARRY POTTER...

A Day Trip To London To See Lazarus

Way back at the start of December my Dad and I took a quick trip to London to see Lazarus. The new musical written by David Bowie before he died. Here is what happened. We started off the day by getting the first train from Edinburgh to London. I wouldn't really recommend this but it worked out that getting the train there and home on the same day was cheaper than getting a hotel. With most...

Don’t Read Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

I had intended this to be a review of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child script book but I can't do it. I know a lot of people who have only read the script didn't like it and I think I know the reason why. Reading the script is nothing like actually seeing the play. It's sort of similar to how you can't really enjoy a musical soundtrack until you've actually seen the musical because it misses...
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Visiting The House of MinaLima In London

I may not have mentioned this before but I am a tad obsessed with the graphic design work from the Harry Potter movies. An exhibition of the graphic design work from the Potter movies recently opened in London and it is possibly my new favourite place. It's called the House of MinaLima. Named after Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima who were the graphic designers that worked on the Harry Potter...